Connect a Farm Premises
If you need to get a new electricity connection for your farm, you first need to find out the size of the electrical load you require. Your electrical contractor helps you acquire this information. Then select one of the options below.
Please make sure you adhere to the current Electro Technical Council of Ireland (ETCI) regulations regarding farm supplies. Contact your electrical contractor for further information.
Electrical loads of 29 kVA (29 kW) or less
Examples of farm premises that typically use loads of 29kVA or less include storage sheds for farm machinery, workshops (without welding equipment) or pump houses.
These loads are treated the same as a Single Domestic Connection. Please go to this section and follow the steps.
Single Domestic Connection
Electrical Loads 30 kVA (30kW) or more
Examples of farm premises that typically use loads of 30kVA or more are milking parlours, workshops with welding equipment or a medium/large cottage industry.
These loads are treated the same as Commercial Single Unit Connection. Please go to this section and follow the steps.
Single Commercial Connection
Electrical safety on the farm is of the utmost importance to ESB Networks. To learn more, go to our Farm Safety Section or visit the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) website.